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David Justice

David Justice, 75, of North Moreland passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth.  He was born to the late Elmer and Bettie (Kitchen) Justice on March 17, 1947 in Portsmouth.  David served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam.  He was retired from Southern Ohio Correctional Facility and the Ohio Civil Service Association. David loved spending time with his grandchildren and attending their ball games.  He loved to play all sorts of games with his family like card games, marbles and board games.  He loved to work with wood and if anything was broken he wanted to fix it even if others wanted to throw it away.  David loved to cook and going camping.

David is survived by his wife, Becky (Kitchen) Justice; a daughter Davida “Dee” Grant and husband Todd of New Boston; stepsons, Paul Grant of New Boston, Greg Grant of Wheelersburg and Tony Grant of Somerset, KY; brothers, Ron Coyle and wife Jeri of Springfield, Richard Justice and wife Annie of Springfield, Steve Justice of Celina, OH, Dale Justice and wife Tricia of Lexington, KY; a sister, Debbie Cox and husband Don of New Boston; sixteen grandchildren, Sara, Travis, Annie, Molly, Crea, Tyler, Abby, Lindsay, Ryley, Shandon, Dylan, Austin, Brooklynn, Blake, Kenzie and Coby; eight great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Oliver, Jaxon, Carson, Kennedy, McKara, Blakely and Payton.

Funeral services will be 12:00p.m. (NOON) Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in New Boston with Pastor Brian Holbrook officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace with graveside military honors provided by the James Dickey Post #23 of the American Legion.  Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, May 23, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the services on Tuesday. Online condolences may be left at

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